MEBAA Show is the foremost business aviation platform for the Middle East offering you unrivalled access to the business aviation market in a highly focused environment.

"Since we first created the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) to support business aviation across the whole MENA region, the MEBAA Show played a significant role in the market growth as it provided a valuable platform to address the issues affecting the business aviation community across the region and to highlight our continued support for members. 

Join me at the 7th edition of the MEBAA Show from 06-08 December 2016 and discover how your business can benefit from the largest business aviation event in the Middle East and Africa. I look forward to meeting you and working together to grow the industry both now and into the future."

Ali Alnaqbi
Founding Chairman
Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA)



  • 8,314 attendees from 80 countries
  • 422 exhibitors from 48 countries
  • 44 aircraft on display
  • 338 regional and international media



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  2. Venue & Travel
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The MEBAA Show will return on 10-12 December 2018


Al Maktoum International, next to the MEBAA Show site at Dubai World Central, saw a 265% increase in business aviation departures in Q3 2014 – a trend showing how rapidly Dubai’s new airport is expanding.

But this doesn’t mean that Dubai International is lagging behind – it was the Middle East’s top airport for business aviation movements in 2014 with 15,851 movements by halfway through Q4.
26% of the Middle East’s business aviation fleet is based in the UAE, second only to Saudi Arabia which is home to 35%.
The amount of active business aircraft in the Middle East has increased by 68% in the past 10 years. 
Source: Business Aviation Insight, WingX on behalf of MEBAA


About F&E Aerospace

MEBAA Show is produced by F&E Aerospace, a division of F&E, on behalf of  MEBAA - the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association.

F&E Aerospace is one of the most influential & long-standing names in the aerospace event industry – delivering international trade events across a variety of markets since 1958.

Through our portfolio of events listed above we have developed a long-standing relationship with the global aerospace industry; we have developed a particular focus on producing events in the Middle East and take pride not only in our depth knowledge of the market but also the relationships we have developed in the region.

We are dedicated to delivering events of the highest quality that connect buyers and sellers from all over the world and enable our clients to maximise the return on their investment.

F&E became a member of the Tarsus Group plc, the international business-to-business media group in 2007.

MEBAA was founded to be the principle forum for gathering, understanding and communicating the needs and benefits of business aviation within the Middle East to businesses, governments and media worldwide.